Paul Thomas Mann (born 6th June 1875) was a popular, iconic, multi-talented German author, novelist, philanthropist, and essayist.
The salient writer is well known for his publications. Not that there is a personality with the same name, but he happens to be an actor and TV personality. In order not to use one stone to kill two birds, we would publish an article on that personality for your easy differentiation.
Thomas Mann is highly regarded as a man with the magic finger. His iconic and epic novels and novellas are noted for their insight into psychology and intellects.
Let’s take a sneak preview at some interesting facts about Thomas Mann.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Paul Thomas Mann|
|Stage Name:||Thomas Mann|
|Born:||6 June 1875 (age 80 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Lübeck, Germany|
|Died:||12 August 1955, Zürich, Switzerland|
|Parents:||Thomas Johann Heinrich Mann, Júlia da Silva Bruhns|
|Wife • Spouse:||Katia Mann (m. 1905–1955)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Children:||Klaus Mann, Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Erika Mann, Golo Mann, Michael Mann, Monika Mann|
|Occupation:||Author • Movelist|
|Net Worth:||US$85 million|
Early Life & Education
Thomas Mann was born on the 6th day of June in the year 1975. He was born and raised in the Free City of Lübeck in Germany.
Thomas Mann is the second son of Thomas Johann Heinrich Mann. Johann Heinrich, the father of Thomas Mann, is a senator and a grain merchant and his Mother, named Júlia da Silva Bruhns, is of German and Portuguese descent.
Thomas Mann‘s father died in the year 1891. As a result of his death and debt, the grain company owned by his father was liquidated; this forced Thomas Mann and his entire family to relocate from Lübeck to Munich.
Firstly, Thomas Mann studied science at a Lübeck Gymnasium High School. Afterward, he enrolled at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Later on, he moved on to the Technical University of Munich, where he studied and majored in history, economics, art history, and literature.
Thomas Mann once revealed his struggles with his sexuality. The legendary writer revealed he struggled so hard with homosexuality. His sexual orientation somehow found its way to one of his books titled Death in Venice, written in 1912.
One of his diaries also revealed some dirty secrets about the writer; according to what was written in the diaries, it says Thomas Mann has sexually attracted to his 13 years old grandson named Eissi.
Thomas Mann was also a friend of a popular violinist and painter named Paul Ehrenberg. It was also reported that Thomas Mann had feelings for his painter friend, also named Paul. But somehow, Paul Mann managed to debunk the news. According to him, the feeling he had for his painter friend died a long time ago.
Thomas Mann is married to a lady called Katia Pringsheim, and their marriage is blessed with six children named Klaus Mann, Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Erika Mann, Golo Mann, Michael Mann, and Monika Mann.
Thomas Mann was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in the year 1929 after he was nominated by Anders Österling, a member of the Swedish Academy, because of the achievement with one of his record-breaking novels titled Buddenbrooks, which was written in the year 1901.
After Buddenbrooks recorded huge success in its first year of release, Thomas Mann instantly became a popular figure. Later in the 1930s, a publisher named Blanche Knopf made arrangements for Thomas Mann and his family to relocate to America.
Cause Of Death
Paul Thomas Mann reportedly gave up the ghost on his sickbed at the age of 80, on the 12th of August 1955.
Prior to his demise, he had made a whopping fund as a novelist. Paul Thomas Mann had an estimated net worth of US$85 million.